Tag Archives: aging

Illness Plight

Listen my friends and you will hear the plight of the chronically ill Where simple tasks become a chore and depression lurks behind every door Open a door we hear you say but our poor fingers disobey Twist around to … Continue reading

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Live Life

Motivation eludes me for whatever reasons or excuses But I must set my goals and persevere no matter the cost For to do less is just waiting for Death And I would rather live while Death sneaks upon me instead of … Continue reading

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Simple Joys

Happy memories flood my thoughts as I sit in my car awaiting my laundry to finish. Why does this evoke happy memories, you ask? Because I choose to make it so. What is the point of dreading such things when … Continue reading

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The Angel

Finally decorating the Christmas tree Seemed wrong to do it before giving thanks For all the problems you helped me solve And all the times you just listened to me Happy memories slowly build To wash away the grief and pain … Continue reading

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Believe

Once upon a time when I thought the world was young like me I believed In happy ever afters In someone special just for me In fairness and equality But time has past and now I see That happy ever … Continue reading

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Pill Brigade

Pill bottles align my dresser Ready to do battle With what ails me The doctor says It must be so Or my ails will win But he doesn’t tell me how To squeeze All these little chronic soldiers Into my … Continue reading

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What’s The Point?

Well it’s almost October 1 which mean it’s time for me to see the doctor so I can get my meds refilled.  We have a “system” my doctor and I.  I see him every 6  months; he asked me how I … Continue reading

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Limitless

Oh to be young again and frolic like before. Ignorant of fear and pain and filled with constant joy. No cause to be filled with regret For none I’ve lived thus far Pure joy for possibilities and filled with strife … Continue reading

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One Sip, Two Sip, Three

A sip of wine to help me sleep But still the sleep eludes me Once a sip would do the trick But those days are forever gone Now my dilemma Is to continue the sips Or just wait for sleep … Continue reading

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Mutton Chops & History

I’ve been researching for the Young Adult historical novel I’m writing and it’s amazing and a bit disheartening to find that I was surrounded by history when I lived in Cahokia, Illinois!  Who would have guessed that so much of what … Continue reading

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